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1989  Cover Image Book Book

1989 / Val McDermid.

McDermid, Val, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802160102
  • ISBN: 0802160107
  • Physical Description: 416 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"A riveting thrill ride of a novel from a captivating new series, 1989 confirms internationally bestselling author Val McDermid as one of crime fiction's true masters. It's 1989 and journalist Allie Burns is growing up. Older and maybe wiser than the hustling young hack we met in 1979, she's running the northern news operation of the Sunday Globe, chafing at losing her role in investigative journalism and at the descent into the gutter of the UK tabloid media. But there's plenty to keep her occupied. The year begins with the memorial service for the victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, but Allie has barely filed her copy when she stumbles over a story about HIV/AIDS that will shock her into a major change of direction. The world of newspapers is undergoing a revolution, there's skullduggery in the medical research labs and seismic rumblings behind the Iron Curtain. When murder is added to this potent mix, Allie will be called upon to chase a story that will take her further afield than she'd everplanned, and force her to question all her old certainties"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Investigative reporting > Fiction.
Women journalists > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Tabloid newspapers > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 11 of 14 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 14 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library FIC MCD (Text) 38256101857484 Adult Fiction Available -


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